Tough for us and the fans says Maty

Goalkeeper Maty Ryan couldn’t hide his disappointment after Albion were defeated by Crystal Palace at the Amex on Saturday.

By Alex Stedman • 01 March 2020

By Paul Hazlewood
Maty Ryan takes a catch against Palace.

Graham Potter’s side created chances aplenty against the Eagles, but Jordan Ayew’s second-half effort proved to be the difference on a frustrating afternoon.

He said, “It’s difficult to take, it means so much to the fans as well so that makes it all the more disappointing. 

“We had plenty of chances and that’s the key, we lacked the clinical touch to put one away and when you don’t do that you leave yourself vulnerable.” 

The Aussie stopper highlighted the positives that could be taken from Albion's performance. The Seagulls had 24 shots on goal, the highest in a Premier League game in their history.

By Paul Hazlewood
Ryan issues instructions to his teammates at the weekend.

“The positive thing is that we’re creating chances, and a lot of them,” he added. 

“If that wasn’t happening then you’d have cause to be worried. But we have to find ways to get results and wins. 

“It’s about maintaining belief in ourselves and continuing to work hard. You create your own luck, so with that determined approach we have to be confident that our luck will turn.

"Sometimes things don’t go your way. That’s what’s happening at the moment, but we have to believe that it will change.

 “We’ve been in this situation before. Each day and each game are a lesson and we have to keep pushing through the adversity until you overcome it. That next thing for us is getting a win and I do believe that it’s not far away.”